Jefferson City, MO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 17,004 housing units in Jefferson City. This represents a 10.2% growth from 15,437 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 16,996 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 8 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Jefferson City is about 58.8%. Jefferson City's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7%. Average household size is 2.2 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Jefferson City were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom12.80%
Two Bedrooms28.70%
Three Bedrooms38.90%
Four Bedrooms15%
Five Bedrooms or more3.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1968
Median Value of occupied units$98,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$78,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.92
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$311

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan7.50%
Simple Mortgage50%
Debt Free36.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.9%